Haunted Downtown

Join us (if you dare!) for a spooktakular day of fun, frights and Halloween festivities all through Downtown!

Wear your Halloween costume and visit all your favorite businesses, enjoy Halloween music, play some great games on this very special Haunted Downtown!

This is a Haunted Downtown festival and not a trick or treating event, we encourage you to come out and enjoy Downtown Metuchen as our retailers get festive for this fun day!

Free MDA Events

  • 2:30pm to 4:30pm – T-Rex walking through Downtown
  • 40′ x 40′ corn maze (inflatable) on Town Plaza. Get lost in twists and turns until you finally find your way out.
  • DJ on Main St. Monster Mash dance off on the hour starting at 1pm.
  • Virtual Reality station on Town Plaza.

Business Specials

2 Chicks With Chocolate

  • Harry Potter paint and create

ArteVino

  • Family painting from 12pm to 2pm and freestyle canvas painting from 2pm to 5pm

Asbury Park Cotton Candy Co

  • Organic cotton candy by Imagination Alley

Brewed Awakening

  • Special Halloween drinks
  • AwesomeYO’s baked goods pop-up

Cai’s

  • Haunted house and haunted drink specials

Charlie Bear Knits

  • Special Halloween pop-up

Creative Twist Events

  • Make your own trick or treat bags at What’s the Scoop

Fresco by Jimmy

  • Special Halloween themed treats for the whole family

Friends of the Family

  • Halloween crafts

Genus Boni

  • Ouija station

Robin Greenberg & Jerry Pasichow

  • Harry Potter Sorting Hat Station on Main St

Haileys Harp & Pub

  • Halloween meal specials and 10% off for dine-in customer in costume

Lollipop Land

  • Popcorn candy bar

Lotsa Balls

  • Special Halloween offers

Manasquan Bank

  • Meet your local banking team at their special Halloween table

Olive Press Eatery

  • Halloween meal specials and 10% off for dine-in customers in costume

Picture Perfect Studios

  • Visit their studio for a chance to win a free sitting

The Scottish Dog

  • Halloween treats for your pet

Sentirsi Pilates Studio

  • Make your own dance party
  • Candy corn raffle

Billy Seccombe

  • Caricatures with Metuchen artist Billy Seccombe from 3pm to 5pm on Main St

Tiny Town

  • 50% off Open Play prices for anyone in a costume
  • Spooky Spider Slime making at 1pm

What’s The Scoop

  • Spooky free topping bar

Grant Funding has been provided by Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of Department of State.